Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

Subaru & Fox Marquette Help UPAWS!
Subaru & Fox Marquette Help UPAWS!

Subaru Share the Love!

Fox Marquette helps UPAWS win $10,000 from Subaru!

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NMU Hockey Event
NMU Hockey Event

UPAWS Visits NMU Hockey!

Watch the NMU Wildcats take on the Michigan Tech Huskies and support UPAWS at the same time!

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Winter Games
Winter Games

UPAWS Winter Games!

2nd Annual Winter Games!

Fun time in the snow!
Winter Games
Adopt a Bunny Month
Adopt a Bunny Month

February is Bunny Month!

Bunnies make great friends!

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Adopt a Friend
Adopt a Friend

Great Friends Found at UPAWS

Looking for tail wags and companionship? Adopt love.

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Your donation today leads to compassionate care and second chances. Donate your tax deductible gift to the animal friends of UPAWS and be a part of their bright futures.

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Adopting an animal is an exciting experience, one that will add years of joy for the entire family as well as a lifetime of love and comfort for the animal. Your new best friend is waiting for you. Great friends found at UPAWS.

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The Animals Need You! Work with the animals directly, provide a foster home, volunteer at an event or offer your professional skills to help the animals. We have a whole list of volunteer opportunities. Please take a look at our volunteer application and opportunities today.

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Featured Event

Meow March 2015

Meow March  Virtual Cat Walk
A Benefit for Homeless Pets

March 1st to March 31st 2015

Calling all feline fanatics!
Don’t let those mutts have all the fun! Let the cats have a chance to strut!
Meow March provides an opportunity for cat-lovers to raise

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Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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